Oncology & Cancer

Rates of prescription opioid use higher in cancer survivors

(HealthDay)—Cancer survivors have higher rates of prescription opioid use but do not have increased rates of prescription opioid misuse compared with those without a history of cancer, according to a study published online ...

Medical research

New opioid approved for use in controlled settings

The opioid Olinvyk (oliceridine) was granted approval for the management of moderate-to-severe acute pain in controlled settings, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Friday.

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